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Everyone has memories of 'Alaska Flag Song'

Carol Beery Davis was a poet, a writer and a piano teacher. Sound off on the important issues at I knew her well, because in the 1940s I took...
Photo: Alaska's poet laureate, circa 1950

Gov. and Mrs. Ernest Gruening (second from right) present a scroll to Alaska's former poet laureate, Carol Beery Davis. Poet laureates were named in Alaska first by the Poetry Society of Alaska, which initiated the honor in 1963...
Photo: Flag song addition

...Representatives vote to add a second verse to the Alaska State Flag song on Wednesday at the Capitol. Davis is the daughter of Carol Beery Davis, who wrote the verse approved by the House.
Leave the state song alone

...These nonsensical lyrics to "Cielito Lindo" came to mind when I read that Rep. Carl Gatto had opposed adoption of Carol Beery Davis's second verse of "Alaska's Flag". As dear as Davis was, and as fine as much of her literary work was, this...
State song would acknowledge Native boy

...state song in 1956 - was written by Marie Drake and composed by Elinor Dusenbery. The second verse was written by Carol Beery Davis and donated to the University of Alaska Foundation in 1987. Teri Tibbett, a legislative staff member for Rep...
Women of Juneau photos exhibited of Juneau women, such as Nellie Willard, Grace Wickersham, Anna Goldstein, Marie Drake, Bessie Quinto and Carol Beery Davis. The museum offers free admission this winter, thanks to a donation by Harold O. Fossum. Increased funding from...
Dancers in the park

...Juneau Tlingit Dancers formed as the Southeast Dancers in the mid-1970s. Longtime Juneau resident and musician Carol Beery Davis wanted a group of singers and dancers to travel with her to Baltimore for the Third World Congress of Poets, June...
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Panel OKs change in state song

...was written by Marie Drake and composed by Elinor Dusenbury. It was adopted as the official state song in 1956. Carol Beery Davis wrote the second verse in the 1980s. An Alaska State Museum exhibit honoring the state flag's history opened Thursday...
Rally tries to free 'Alaska Flag Song' verse from committee

...the Judiciary Committee to clear up copyright issues with the song.The verse's writer, Alaska poet laureate Carol Beery Davis, gifted the copyright for her lyrics to the University of Alaska Foundation so they'd remain public. Marie Drake...
Remembering Pasquier's first trip to Juneau

...early days: my father, William H. Davis, my mother Ethel C. Davis, Carol Eastaugh, Connie Boochever, and Carol Beery Davis ... are some of the names .. all of whom have since passed on. Now it seems that this business of art - sharing...
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